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Trip Code: NET-EXP-CHYU1

  • Trip Type Camping
  • Duration days
  • Grade Difficult
  • Max.Altitude
  • Group Size 1+
  • Travel Mode Land
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Camping during Cho Oyu Expedition

Camping during Cho Oyu Expedition

Cho Oyu Expedition (8201m) is the easiest in the club of 8000m mountains to climb. The first attempt to reach its peak was made by a British team comprising Eric Shipton, Edmund Hillary and Tom Bourdillon, which had to be abandoned due to ‘technical difficulties and danger of avalanche’. Two years later an Austrian expedition team led by Herbert Tichy, Joseph Jöchler and Pasang Dawa Lama successfully scaled the peak.
 
Cho Oyu lies in the Khumbu subsection of the Mahalangur Himal and at 8201m is the sixth highest mountain in the world. It is at a distance of 20 km from Everest and Lhotse and straddles along the Nepal-Tibet border. Cho Oyu is a Tibetan name which literally translates into ‘Turquoise Goddess’.
 
Cho Oyu has long been revered and respected by Khumbu people as well as Tibetans. In fact Nangpa La pass near Cho Oyu used to be an ancient trading route between Sherpas of Khumbu and Tibetans.

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 Trip code: NET-EXP-CHYU1
  Region Everest Region Trekking
 Trip Rating
 Trip Type: Camping
 Trip Grade: Difficult
 Min. Group Size 1+
 Trip Start: Kathmandu
 Trip Ends: Kathmandu
 Best Season: Autumn: SEP-OCT-NOV
Spring: MAR-APR-MAY
 Transportaion: Land
 Meals: 3 Meals a day (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
 Acommodation: 2-3 Star Hotel Accomodation in Kathmandu
Camping Accomodation during Expedition

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SERVICE INCLUDES/EXCLUDES

The Trip includes following services:
  • Airport pick-up and drop-off (domestic and international) services by private A/C vehicle.
  • 5 Star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu (Bed and Breakfast)
  • One full-day city sightseeing in and around Kathmandu valley with private A/C vehicle and English speaking tour guide including entrance fees
  • Necessary staffs including experienced guides and porters during the trekking and climbing
  • All trekking and camping equipments like camp furniture, kitchenware, dining tents, guest tents, foam mattresses, toilet & Store tents, hot shower etc.
  • All meals three times a day (breakfast, lunch & dinner with tea or coffee) along with accommodation at Lodges/camp up to the Base Camp
  • Per person 50kg baggage allowance during trekking carrying by porter or Yak and 40kg baggage allowance while returning from Base Camp after climbing the Mt. Cho Oyu
  • Entry Permits for Conservation Area
  • Expedition royalty and permit fee of Nepal Government to climb Mt. Cho Oyu
  • Life, medical and evacuation insurance as well as equipments for the guides, porters and other staffs
  • One Government Liaison officer with full equipments, salary, accommodation and insurance
  • First aid kit
  • Satellite phone for communication available for members with the cost of US$4 per minute call
  • Individual tents for members available in the base camp
  • Solar panel for light and battery charger
  • Heater for dining tent at Base camp and for other necessary tents
  • Free assistance service for Cargo clearance and Duties
  • Rescue assistance (In case of any emergency during your trek, we will provide prompt and professional rescue and medical services. For this, it would be better to have your travel insurance cover helicopter evacuation and medical treatment cost.)
  • One farewell dinner in Kathmandu with live cultural performance at authentic Nepali restaurant on last day)

The Trip does not include:
  • Personal nature expenses
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips
  • Sherpa summit bonus
  • Required fixed and dynamic rope during climbing period
  • All tents for camp 1, 2 and 3 as well as Ice fall charges and Gamow Bags
  • Expenses incurred towards usage of landlines, mobiles, walkie-talkies or satellite phone and internet expenses
  • Video Filming Fees & Filming permit (for special camera)
  • Any extra expenses arising out of various/unforeseen situations like natural calamities, political disturbances, strikes, changes in Government regulations, etc.
  • Walkie-talkies Personal climbing gears
  • Meals above Base camp
  • Oxygen, mask & regulator
  • Garbage Disposal fee of US$3000 per group but refundable after the trip
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  • Climbing guides above Base Camp

Equipments Required
  • Personal Gear: Backpack, Day pack, Two Sleeping bags, Compression stuff sacks, Sleeping pad, Foam pad, Water bottles, Lightweight steel thermal bottle, Pee bottle, Pee Funnel for Women, Pack towel, Trekking poles, Swiss army knife/multitool, Large mug, plastic bowl, fork and spoon.
     
  • Climbing Items: Ice axe, Crampons, Harness, Carabiners, Webbing, Perlon cord, Ascenders, Rappel device, etc.
 

Note: There are different categories of Hotels in Kathmandu ranging from budget to 5 star hotels. We are happy to arrange your hotel accommodation in Kathmandu as per your interest and budget. Please inform us in advance about the type or category or price range of hotel that you would like to stay in.

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